About This Place
Island Lake is a village in Lake and McHenry Counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 8,153 at the 2000 census.
Island Lake is a village located at 42°16′40″N 88°12′3″W / 42.27778°N 88.20083°W / 42.27778; -88.20083 (42.277691, -88.200747), lying in the far northwest Chicago suburbs.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.1 square miles (7.9 km²), of which, 2.8 square miles (7.4 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (6.86%) is water.